College of Arts and Sciences
About the Department

With its strong academic core, student-organized programs and professional focus, the Department offers a wide range of opportunities for all its students.

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Through its three divisions – Communication, Art/Art History/Design, and Performing Arts – the Department delivers a high quality education and advanced practical experiences to its majors. Courses are challenging and stimulating, providing both a thorough understanding of essential theory and research as well up-to-the-minute knowledge about the technology, programs, and other requirements of various professions within communication and arts fields.

Classes are taught by award-winning, well-researched scholars and experienced professionals. Students follow a set curriculum of courses in each major, and are given control over communication/arts-related electives to create a focused academic experience.

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Award-winning Department faculty members -- both talented scholars and experienced professionals  -- challenge students with an advanced curriculum. The academic program is enhanced through practical hands-on-experiences (both on and off campus) that build students' confidence and skill sets, enabling them to succeed in their fields of specialization.

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State-of-the-Art Facilities

The Department welcomes students to readily available, fully equipped and professional facilities in which to gain the hands-on experience and perfect the skills needed to excel upon graduation. These state-of-the-art facilities include:

Contact Us

Department of Communication and The Arts
(973) 761-9474
Fahy Hall

Department ChairChair: Deirdre Yates
Address: Fahy Hall, Room 49
Telephone: (973) 761-9474

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